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How do you view satellites in real time for free?

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View satellites in real time for free at N2YO. The website tracks more than 15,000 satellites and traces their movement on an interactive world map. N2YO also detects the user's location and tells how many satellites are crossing his sky in real time.

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The website displays the movements of the International Space Station by default. To view a specific satellite, hover over Satellites On Orbit on the blue banner at the top, and click a category. Pick a satellite from the list, and click the Track It button on the right. Once the map loads, check the Keep Selection Centered box below the map to follow the satellite. Click the Large Map button to enlarge the map.

N2YO also displays the current latitude and longitude of a satellite, as well as its current speed, elevation and altitude. The map also tracks the areas that receive daylight and can tell whether or not a satellite is receiving sunlight at the present moment. The website can also predict the path of a satellite for the next 10 days.

In addition to showing the location of the International Space Station on a flat map, the website can also show its path on an interactive 3-D globe and show content from its cameras. Click the HD Live Streaming option at the top to see the ISS content.

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